Drummer. Frank Michael Toperzer born c. 1931 in Youngstown, Ohio; died October 12, 2003 in Olney, Maryland.
Earned a bachelor’s degree from Boston University. Toperzer taught in the public schools in Washington, D.C. and Montgomery County, Maryland (1954-1964) and formed a big band of local public school music teachers.
From 1962 to 1996, Toperzer owned Drums Unlimited, a music store in Bethesda, Maryland.
He co-led a big band with trumpeter George Horan and in the late 1970s was a member of the Swingworks big band.